No more going slow – disable xmlrpc in wordpress

No more going slow – disable xmlrpc in wordpress

Stop xmlrpc attacks for good! Don’t let your wordpress website be bogged down by ping-backs and xml request.  If you are the only one accessing your website , there should be no reason for xmlrpc to be active. WordPress sets it as default on installation but it is real easy to disable. Step 1. Blocking XML-RPC […]

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Block XML-RPC Attacks using CSF Firewall

Block XML-RPC Attacks using CSF Firewall

Block XML-RPC Attacks Important: this method seems to be no longer working on latest CSF and CentOS versions. If you decide to proceed it’s not guarantteed that this may stop XML-RCP attacks on your server. There is another server-side method (found at ConfigServer Forums) to block XML-RPC attacks using your server firewall. In this case, we will […]

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How to Disable XML-RPC in WordPress 3.5

How to Disable XML-RPC in WordPress 3.5

Disable XML-RPC in WordPress 3.5 All you have to do is paste the following code in a site-specific plugin or your theme functions file: 1 add_filter(‘xmlrpc_enabled’, ‘__return_false’); Alternatively, you can just install the plugin called Disable XML-RPC. All you have to do is activate it. It does the exact same thing as the code above.

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